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Tropical Storm BILL


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM BILL ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL032009
1100 AM AST SUN AUG 16 2009
 
...BILL STRENGTHENING OVER THE CENTRAL TROPICAL ATLANTIC OCEAN...

AT 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BILL WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 38.4 WEST OR ABOUT 1555
MILES...2500 KM...EAST OF THE LESSER ANTILLES.
 
BILL IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 16 MPH...26 KM/HR...
AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE
OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS AND BILL
COULD BECOME A HURRICANE ON MONDAY.  
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...220 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
...SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST INFORMATION...
LOCATION...12.1N 38.4W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST-NORTHWEST OR 285 DEGREES AT 16 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
500 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BLAKE
 
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